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Dr. Haruo Shirane

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Shincho Professor of Japanese Lit...

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Columbia University
64 Morningside Dr.
New York, New York 10027
United States

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Employment History

  • Director
    The Donald Keene Center
  • Editor
  • Professor of Japanese Literature
  • Administrator
    Columbia Center for Japanese Religion


  • PhD. , Japanese literature
    Columbia University
  • B.A. , English literature and Oriental Studies
    Columbia University
  • M.A. , Japanese literature
    University of Michigan
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Genji’s World in Japanese Woodblock Prints at the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center | Roll Online, 29 Nov 2013 [cached]
Columbia University professor of Japanese literature and culture Haruo Shirane will provide the opening lecture on Friday, September 20 at 5:30pm, and a reception at the Art Center will immediately follow at 6:30pm.
Haruo Shirane, Columbia University
Shirane is the Shincho Professor of Japanese Literature and Culture at Columbia University, and he will speak on the widespread influence of The Tale of Genji in Japanese society. Shirane has authored and edited numerous books on Japanese literature, including the volume Envisioning The Tale of Genji: Media, Gender, and Cultural Production, published by Columbia University Press in 2008. His latest book is Japan and the Culture of the Four Seasons: Nature, Literature, and the Arts (Columbia University Press, 2012). Shirane received his B.A. in English literature and Oriental Studies from Columbia University in 1974, his M.A. in Japanese literature from the University of Michigan in 1977, and his PhD. in Japanese literature from Columbia University in 1983.
Among those speaking at the dinner, ..., 12 April 1996 [cached]
Among those speaking at the dinner, which served as the official opening of the Kôbô Abé Commemorative Symposium at Columbia, were Professor Haruo Shirane, director of the Center; Rupp; Ambassador Yoshio Karita, consul general of Japan in New York; Professor Carol Gluck, president of the Association of Asian Studies; Professor Barbara Ruch, founding director of the Center; Muneharu Kusaba, executive vice president of the Japan Foundation, Tokyo; Peter Grilli, executive director of the Center; Seiji Tsutsumi, chairman of the Saison Corp., and Professor Donald Keene, Shincho Professor Emeritus of Japanese Literature and University Professor Emeritus.
JASA Programs :: 2008 Archive, 1 Jan 2008 [cached]
A special lecture by Haruo Shirane, Shincho Professor of Japanese Literature, Columbia University, to celebrate the one-thousandth anniversary of The Tale of Genji, one of the great classics of Japanese literature. Professor Shirane, an eminent Genji scholar, is the editor of the recent publication Envisioning the Tale of Genji: Media, Gender, and Cultural Production (Columbia University Press, 2008).
Speakers:Donald Jenkins, Portland Art Museum; Samuel Leiter, Brooklyn College; Terry Milhaupt, independent scholar; Max Moerman, Barnard College; David Pollack, University of Rochester NY; Haruo Shirane, Columbia University
Haruo ..., 20 June 2012 [cached]
Haruo Shirane Columbia University, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
Keynote address by Haruo ..., 8 Mar 2013 [cached]
Keynote address by Haruo Shirane, Shincho Professor of Japanese Literature and Culture at Columbia University.
Elegant representations of nature, explicitly the four seasons, fill a wide range of Japanese genres and media - from poetry and screen painting to tea ceremony flower arrangement, and screen painting to tea ceremony, flower arrangement, and annual observances. Haruo Shirane shows, for the first time, how, when, and why this occurred and explicates the richly encoded social, religious, and political meanings these representations embodied.
HARUO SHIRANE is Shincho Professor of Japanese Literature and Culture at Columbia University. He is the author and editor of numerous books on Japanese literature, including: Japan and the Culture of the Four Seasons: Nature, Literature, and the Arts; Traces of Dreams: Landscape, Cultural Memory, and the Poetry of Basho; and Bridge of Dreams: Poetics of the Tale of Genji.
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